"Nova et Exactissima Totius Italiae Sardiniae et Corsicae Delineatio Opera et Impensis", Seutter, Matthias
Period: 1725 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
22.5 x 19.4 inches
57.2 x 49.3 cm
Superb 18th century map of the whole of Italy, which also includes the islands of Corsica and Sardinia, part of Sicily, and the coastline of the Balkans. Beautifully engraved with Seutter's typical bold style and detail. Title cartouche at top right features several cherubs and in the opposite corner the distance scale supports a river god, a globe and several putti.
Attractive color with scattered foxing, a long centerfold separation that has been closed on verso, and a tiny tear near center of map that has been closed with archival tape.